A Shelter Full of Hope and Promise

Past Events & Campaigns

WAG’s Charity Challenge 2016!

Jun 17, 2016

THANK YOU! WAG wishes to recognize and express its gratitude to everyone who braved the weather and helped make our 2nd annual WAG’s Charity Challenge fundraiser a success. Our special thanks to: The Resort Municipality of Whistler for providing our beautiful location at Lost Lake Park. Our Financial Sponsors: Dooshi; […]

Read More

Our Earth Day Scavenger Hunt was out of this world!

Apr 25, 2016

What a fantastically fun event! The rain held off and allowed our supporters to complete their tasks, photo ops, and trivia questions… Thank you to our amazing teams! 1) The Pooper Scoopers: Cathy, Roger, Sonia, and Debbie2) The Tree Huggers: Kai, Hana, Sonya, Ciara, Jacqueline, and Peter3) Fluff Bunny: Hailey […]

Read More

Creekbread was a huge success!

Feb 6, 2016

Raising Dough for Arthur was a huge success! What an amazing night! We cannot believe the amount of support that was shown for Arthur, our senior sweetheart, this past Tuesday at Creekbread restaurant, here in Whistler. We had so many amazing donations for our silent auction, and we cannot believe how […]

Read More

Barney’s WAG-iversary Thank You!

Dec 21, 2015

Thank you so much to everyone who came out and made Barney’s Wag-iversary so special! We were blown away by the love and generosity of this community for our special man… Barney would like to personally thank all his supporters! Roger Barbee Sara Manlove Cori Poole Alicia Amundson Monique Joyce […]

Read More

Another great year with Pets and Santa!

Nov 30, 2015

WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa, was another success! So many pups came out to tell Santa their secret wishes for the holiday, and enjoy a photo with their loving families. Many former WAG dogs were on site to say hello too! Thank you so much to everyone who […]

Read More

13th K9 Wine & Dine: What an amazing success!

Oct 9, 2015

What an amazing event!  Our 13th annual K9 Wine & Dine Fundraising Gala was a huge success. With over 200 guests and over 120 dogs attending, the event was a night to remember. From the “champagne” carpet walk, to the amazing food, to the huge silent auction, and beyond, this […]

Read More

WAG’s first Charity Challenge was a great success!

Jul 14, 2015

What an amazing first year for WAG’s new summer fundraiser – the Charity Challenge! Our rain dancing worked, and with Saturday came grey skies and a lot less smoke, allowing us to run our Charity Challenge Mini portion of the event: An approximate 1 km walk from the Passive House […]

Read More

Thank You!

Mar 22, 2015

The second installment of our “Save Our Tails” pub night at the Longhorn Saloon took place last Friday night, and was a great success! The final total of what was raised is still being calculated, but we would like to take this time to send massive thanks out to everyone […]

Read More

Thank you Santa!

Dec 18, 2014

Santa Clause himself lent some time to WAG for our annual Photos with Santa fundraiser! It was a great success….special thanks to the Hilton for hosting and Coast Mountain Photography for some great photos. Thank you to everyone who came out and participated! Check out some of the photos here! emailFacebookTwitter

Read More

Hoop Love Whistler loves WAG!

Nov 13, 2014

  Join Toni Smith and Nolita Ananda in a fun, unique and dynamic hula-hoop event!Located in the stunning ishkin room at the Squamish Lil’wat Center, we are spreading the fun and exuberance of hoopdance with the Whistler Community.Open to everyone, we are offering workshops, hoopjams and a performance showcase. If […]

Read More

Thank you from WAG! K9 Wine & Dine 2014

Oct 31, 2014

WAG would like to extend our deepest thanks to the many people and organizations that supported us is this year’s K9 Wine & Dine fundraising event during Woof Weekend at the Westin Resort and Spa, Whistler. With all proceeds benefitting this special animal shelter, we are happy to announce that […]

Read More

Woof Weekend and K9 Wine & Dine 2014!

Sep 10, 2014

The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler is pleased to invite you and your dog to enjoy a weekend of invigorating activities and restful nights benefitting WAG! Woof Weekend, taking place Oct. 17-19, includes three days of special activities created especially for you and your four-legged friend, including WAG’s annual K9 […]

Read More

WAG Wednesdays at Riverside Resort!

Jul 12, 2014

  Riverside Resort is hosting WAG Wednesdays all summer long! Each and every Wednesday from 5 pm to 7 pm there will be hotDOGS for sale, by donation, with 100% of the proceeds going to help the homeless animals in our community, and beyond! If you make a donation to […]

Read More

WAG and Pan Pacific Whistler present ‘Dog Days of Summer!’

Jul 11, 2014

  Join us on August 23rd for an amazing new summer fundraiser!  We will have a BBQ, bake sale, dog grooming, booths, games, raffles, and more!  Bring your family (and that includes your dog!) down for a day of summer fun, all while supporting the best shelter around. August 23rd, […]

Read More

Volunteers Needed!

Jul 8, 2014

  WAG still needs to fill 7 more location assignments in order to qualify for the $1000 donation from Ironman!! CLICK HERE to sign up! The shift is from 5pm to midnight on July 27th, and the role is Run Course Pointer. It is really easy and fun, and you can bring […]

Read More

Thank You Creekbread!

May 15, 2014

Thank you Creekbread and everyone who came out and supported WAG at our pizza fundraiser! We had an amazing night of fabulous music by Josh Bailey (thank you Josh!) delicious pizza, and some amazing raffle prizes too! Thank you so much to the staff of Creekbread, our wonderful WAG volunteers […]

Read More

Thank You Whistler Day Spa!

Apr 20, 2014

  The Whistler Day Spa hosted ‘Wax for WAG” this past month, and it was a great success, raising some much needed bones for the special animals of WAG!  Thank you so much to owner, Stacey Gaff, and all the staff and patrons of the Whistler Day Spa. Now bring on Summer! emailFacebookTwitter

Read More

Pizza for WAG!

Apr 17, 2014

Creekbread is hosting a fundraiser night for WAG! A portion of each pizza sold that night will go to the needy cats and dogs of WAG. There will also be great prizes, a hand-made WAG mural, and special musical guest: Josh Bailey! Join us… May 13th, 2014 Creekbread – 2021 Karen […]

Read More

Whistler Day Spa hosts Wax for WAG!

Mar 29, 2014

Spend the day at the spa! Whistler Day Spa is hosting Wax for WAG on Tuesday April 15, 2014 – all the proceeds from the days waxing appointments will be donated to the homeless animals of the Whistler Animal Shelter! Stacey Gaff, owner, will be onsite and volunteering her time […]

Read More

Save Our Tails!

Jan 31, 2014

Our next fundraiser! There are many dogs and puppies, cats and kittens, starving, cold, and barley surviving right now – WAG needs your help to bring them in from the cold and save their lives! Join us on February 27th for an evening of music and dancing, drinks and fun, […]

Read More

Pet Photos with Santa!

Dec 14, 2013

Join us for WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa!   Finally…a legitimate reason to dress up your dog in reindeer antlers… Dogs, family, and friends are invited to join us on December 14th for Photos with Santa at the Hilton, Whistler Resort and Spa!  Photography will be provided by Mike […]

Read More

K9 Wine & Dine 2013

Sep 14, 2013

K9 Wine & Dine is WAG’s biggest fundraiser of the year. It promises to be a night filled with fun and entertainment. Now at the Four Seasons Resort in Whistler, dogs will enjoy a canine celebration like no other. There will be a 3-course dinner for dogs and a large […]

Read More


Jul 20, 2013

WAG’s Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser will be held on Saturday July 20th, 2013 from 11 AM to 3 PM. Don’t miss it! There will be a dog wash, of course, as well as a BBQ and bake sale with lots of yummy goodies… WAG’s Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser will be […]

Read More

WAG’s Charity Golf Fundraiser

Jun 16, 2013

Join us on Sunday, June 16, 2013 for the first ever WAG Charity Golf Tournement!  A great day of relaxation and fun, with all proceeds going to WAG, Whistler’s animal shelter. Celebrate Father’s Day with WAG’s first Charity Golf Fundraiser! Held at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club, a prestigious […]

Read More

Dogfest (WAG at WSSF)

Apr 20, 2013

It’s a dog’s world. In Whistler, this rings especially true, and we love it. For years, Whistler doggies and their owners have turned out in droves to celebrate the doggone greatness of canines of all sizes and stripes at Dogfest.   Canine Incredibles will be hosting a show! Village Center, […]

Read More

WAG Launches New Youth Volunteer Position

Mar 19, 2013

WAG has just completed the pilot project for our new youth volunteer program. We would like to thank our two participants, Colin Faiella and Sadye Hill-Auld. We will now launch the program March 24th. Read the article on the new program here from the Pique Newsmagazine, and check out our […]

Read More

Whistler Blackcomb Doggy Ski Passes

Mar 19, 2013

Available Now! Only in Whistler can you and your dog get a ski pass! Cost $20 ($15 goes straight to WAG and the care of our animals.) How to get one? Visit Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations all year long for all the details, and to get your dog their very […]

Read More

Whistler Ski & Snowboard Festival

Mar 19, 2013

Save the date! WAG is proud to participate in the Whistler Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF). WAG will be hosting a booth, so come on down and visit us. The booth will be set-up on April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21. Ask us about volunteer opportunities to work this […]

Read More

Must Love Dogs!

Feb 14, 2013

(¯`♥´¯) .•*¨`*♥¸.♥•*`*•.¸. ´*.¸.•´WAG is proud to announce our brand new February fundraiser “Must Love Dogs”! Join other dog-lovers at Moe Joes in Whistler for a night of yummy cocktails, fun games, amazing prizes, and maybe even a little romance! The best part?  Your pup is invited too!  Couples are also welcome! Held on Valentines […]

Read More

Giving a Gift this Season that Helps the Animals

Dec 31, 2012

This holiday season give the gift of love. WAG is offering four different fun holiday gifts that will be wonderful to receive whether you are a pet or a person! When you give the gift of WAG you help the animals and you give a fantastic gift. Available November 26 […]

Read More